Texas Tech University (Lubbock) (MAUI)

Texas Tech University (Lubbock)  is a universitywide partner university in Lubbock, United States of America. You can study at Texas Tech University (Lubbock) through the MAUI program

The MAUI program (Mid-America Universities International) consists of a group of 18 American universities. If you are applying for the MAUI program, you need to list the top three MAUI universities of your choice in your motivation letter. This means there is a chance you will not be placed at your preferred university, but at your second or third choice university instead.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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Academic calendar

Semester I: last week of August - 2nd week of December
Semester II: 2nd week of January - 2nd week of May

Orientation generally commences mid August for Semester I and early January for Semester II.

Exams take place the 2nd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd week of May for Semester II.

Academic calendar


GPA (Average Grade)

The GPA requirement for this university is 2.5. This is comparable to an average grade 6.7 or above at Utrecht University.

Different GPA requirements may apply to specific faculties.

Language Requirement

Students require a statement from the UU verifying their university level proficiency in English.

You can find more detailed and the most recent requirements in the Incoming Exchange Student Guide

Areas of study open to exchange students

All, except Health Science Center.

Courses at Master's level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

There are reserved rooms in the on-campus residence halls for exchange students. Students who live on campus are required to enroll in a meal plan. The average cost of living on campus for one semester is $4,923. This includes the meal plan, room, and fees associated with the plan.

Exchange students are permitted to live off-campus should they wish, however exchange students are responsible for all reservations, leases, and payments. The university does not assist in this process.

More information on housing

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around $1,550 per month. (Estimate from 2020).

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses in the Incoming Exchange Student Guide.


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

3 places per year for the MAUI program in total. 

After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.

  • When you apply in Osiris you may choose: MAUI network
  • At second and third place you choose a university outside the MAUI netwerk or a university with the label MAUI and Bilateral
  • You list 3 MAUI university choices in your motivation letter/form. 
  • Placement at the university of your first choice cannot be guaranteed, but MAUI will try to meet your preference.

Selection was necessary for 2023-2024.

All MAUI universities

Baylor University (Waco)
Columbia College Chicago
Kansas State University (Manhattan)
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla)
Oklahoma State University (Stillwater)
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Texas State University (San Marcos)
Texas Tech University (Lubbock)
University of Kansas (Lawrence)
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of Nebraska at Kearney
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of North Texas (Denton)
University of Oklahoma (Norman)
West Virginia University (Morgantown)

More information about MAUI

Find more information on the MAUI website


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
E-mail: region1@uu.nl

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
E-mail: region2@uu.nl

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
E-mail: region3@uu.nl

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
E-mail: region4@uu.nl

General exchange questions

Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan
Email: exchange@uu.nl

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to erasmus@uu.nl

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.